ASE Promising Educational Scholar Award and Outstanding Resident Teacher Award

EXCELLENCE IN SURGICAL EDUCATION RESIDENT AND FELLOW AWARDS

Outstanding Resident Teacher Award


The Outstanding Resident Teacher Award will be made annually to at least three residents who have completed at least two years of clinical training and who are considered by their faculty, and peers (residents/students) to be outstanding resident teachers. Nominees for this award must possess the qualities of an outstanding teacher which include:

  • Enthusiasm for teaching learners of all interests and skill levels
  • Commitment to maintaining a productive learning environment
  • Provide feedback and effective evaluation
  • Role modeling of professional characteristics

Required Documents:

Documentation of teaching excellence must be provided, which may include but is not limited to:

  1. Statement of Educational Philosophy (2-3 paragraphs written by applicant, limited to 1 page). Please provide examples of how this philosophy fulfills the award criteria.
  2. CV: including education; teaching awards; documentation of education-related activities e.g. lectures, programs, innovations for teaching or assessment; education related research.
  3. Personal statement indicating commitment to education and teaching.
  4. Letters of nomination by a faculty and a learner.
  5. Teaching evaluation reports.

Please send in as a PDF file in the exact order mentioned above.

Linnea Hauge, PhD Promising Educational Scholar Award


The Linnea Hauge Promising Educational Scholar Award will be awarded annually to individuals who are either a senior resident/fellow, provided they completed at least three clinical years in a surgical residency, or early career clinicians of MS/PhD educators within five years of practice. These individuals should be nominated by their chair, dean, or program director for demonstrating promise as a future leader and scholar in surgical education. Nominees for this award must demonstrate the following:

  • Teaching effectiveness and excellence
  • Active involvement in program or curriculum development/ or evaluation projects
  • Scholarly productivity as an educational researcher
  • Institutional leadership roles as related to surgical education
  • Active participation in professional societies focused on education
  • Role modeling of professional characteristics

Required Documents:

Documentation of teaching excellence and scholarship must be provided, which may include but is not limited to:

  1. CV
  2. Examples of scholarly work—manuscripts, evaluation tools, syllabi, etc.
  3. Educational Portfolio that include documentation of the following: (1) Personal statement of educational philosophy (2) Attending educational development programs e.g. attending workshops, certification/degree programs (3) Educational productivity including: teaching activities; creation of / or participation in educational curricula and/ or assessment schemes of learners (4) Educational research and scholarship (5) Education-related leadership positions within own institution (6) Educational awards and honors (7) Mentoring and advising
  4. Letters of nomination by chair, dean, or program director.
  5. Teaching evaluation reports.

Nomination Process (both awards)
■ Nominations will be solicited by the ASE President on an annual basis
■ Nominations will be made by a member of the ASE and co-signed by the Department Chair, Program Director, or Clerkship Director.  The letter should provide specific examples of how the resident has displayed the qualities recognized by the award.
■ Candidates will be nominated for either Outstanding Resident Teacher or Promising Educational Scholar (not both)
■ Nominees for Promising Educator Scholar should have considerably more national prominence as an educator, including scholarship and publications.  If the teaching portfolio is not included, the nomination will not be accepted. 
■ Please indicate on the portfolio form whether this is a nomination for an outstanding resident teacher or a promising educational scholar.

Click HERE to apply for the ASE Outstanding Resident Teacher Award

Click HERE to apply for the ASE Linnea Hauge, PhD Promising Educational Scholar Award

 

The Resident and Fellow Education Awards have been established by the Association for Surgical Education to recognize exemplary performance by trainees.  The awards are funded by the Association for Surgical Education Foundation Past President’s Fund.  These awards are made to highlight and encourage beginning excellence in teaching and scholarship in the area of surgical education.